1. Ryan Dilbert's 10-Count: Superstars' Hard Work Offsetting Lack of PPV Build

    1. Success in Spite of WWE Creative Underperforming Ryback and Bray Wyatt treated their match at Payback like it was the main event, like it was the culmination of a long, intense rivalry...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 28,591 reads 86 comments

  2. Dean Ambrose Validating WWE's Faith in Him as Top-Tier Star

    With every opportunity the WWE gives Dean Ambrose in the spotlight comes another triumph. He's the character actor thriving after being asked to play the lead...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 9,526 reads 46 comments

  3. WWE Rumors: Examining Latest Buzz Around Daniel Bryan, Samoa Joe and More

    Fans aren't likely to enjoy the information the newest batch of WWE rumors has to offer, especially when it comes to Daniel Bryan and Samoa Joe. These are the kind of stories one would expect Bad News Barrett to read from his podium...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 55,219 reads 63 comments

  4. Dream-Booking an All-Time Elimination Chamber Match

    The brilliantly sadistic invention that is the Elimination Chamber match came long after some of WWE 's greats hung up their boots. The steel battlefield missed out on hosting the squared circle's biggest attraction and some of WWE 's biggest stars...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 71,492 reads 254 comments

  5. WWE Has Major Star-Making Opportunity with Kevin Owens vs. John Cena

    The rocket that WWE has strapped to Kevin Owens' back has him hurtling toward John Cena , with the bruiser poised to continue skyward after that...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 38,216 reads 156 comments

  6. WWE Raw Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from May 18

    On Sunday, in Richmond, Virginia, WWE Raw crammed more buzz for Elimination Chamber into a single night than anyone could have expected. WWE pressed down the gas pedal and zoomed toward the next pay-per-view...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 118,445 reads 421 comments

  7. Rusev in Need of Image Repair After Suffering Another Loss in John Cena Feud

    Rusev limps away from his feud with John Cena as a monster with dulled fangs, the invincible made vulnerable after three straight pay-per-view losses. At Payback, WWE protected Rusev to a degree...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 20,451 reads 93 comments

  8. WWE Elimination Chamber 2015: Full Card Predictions After Payback

    With the embers set alight at Payback not yet cooled, it's already time to start charging toward WWE Elimination Chamber 2015. The short turnaround between pay-per-views means that, for the most part, the event will feature stories already in progress.

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 86,197 reads 142 comments

  9. WWE Raw: Potential Spoilers, Rumors, News and Preview for May 18

    Payback left several of the squared circle's superheroes bruised and busted open, but the May 18 edition of WWE Raw offers no respite; the build to Elimination Chamber is already underway...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 63,012 reads 169 comments

  10. WWE Payback 2015 Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights

    WWE Payback 2015 offered chaos and ferocity aplenty, just not satisfying climaxes at some points during the night. In the hunt for revenge, championships and pride, wrestlers thrived in the ring...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 246,506 reads 329 comments

  11. CM Punk: Latest News and Buzz Surrounding Former WWE Star Before Payback

    At last year's Payback, WWE fans hoped, in spite of how unlikely it was, that CM Punk would return home, strap on a pair of wrestling boots and return to the industry that made him famous...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 50,238 reads 70 comments

  12. WWE Payback 2015: Match Card, Potential Spoilers, Predictions and More

    Don't be surprised if WWE Payback 2015 feels like a transitional show. The event marks the beginning of a string of pay-per-views bunched together...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 34,940 reads 38 comments

  13. Breaking Down the Best and Worst of the WWE for Week of May 11

    WWE may be having trouble getting fans geared up for Payback, but NXT stars past and present had no issue wowing the crowd. Neville became the latest man to flourish under the spotlight that comes with taking on John Cena ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 14,533 reads 17 comments

  14. WWE's Top Tweets, Instagram Photos and Viral Videos for Week of May 11

    The sports world overlapped with the sports entertainment one in much of the best WWE social media content of the week. The overly discussed Deflategate controversy found its way onto Kofi Kingston's Twitter account...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 3,769 reads 3 comments

  15. WWE NXT Big Board: Updated Prospect Rankings and Analysis for May 15

    Baron Corbin continues to press a deep imprint into the WWE NXT landscape. Fans who packed into Full Sail University for Wednesday's NXT saw him continue his upward charge...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 4,053 reads 9 comments

  16. WWE Armchair Booking: How to Maximize Luke Harper-Erick Rowan Reunion

    Aligning Luke Harper and Erick Rowan again gives WWE 's tag team division a pair of monsters to lean on...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 16,600 reads 38 comments

  17. Examining Best Booking Options for Tag Team Elimination Chamber Match

    When WWE plans out its route toward the Tag Team Championship inside the Elimination Chamber, it has to remember the importance of simplicity in good booking...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 17,546 reads 26 comments

  18. WWE SmackDown: Spoiler-Free Preview for May 14

    On the May 14 edition of WWE SmackDown , there's one last chance for pre -Payback victories and the company to hype the pay-per-view...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 6,850 reads 10 comments

  19. Hideo Itami, Finn Balor and Latest WWE NXT Developmental News

    WWE NXT fans received more bad news this week when word emerged that Hideo Itami is dealing with an injury...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 24,270 reads 35 comments

  20. WWE Payback 2015: Examining Entertainment Potential of Recently Added Matches

    Just days before WWE Payback 2015, the lineup has swelled. As the pay-per-view's match card has more than doubled, fans can now expect Dolph Ziggler, Bad News Barrett and Bray Wyatt to attempt to steal the show...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 18,638 reads 33 comments

  21. WWE Payback 2015: Date, Start Time, Matches, Live Stream, PPV Info

    In many ways, WWE Payback 2015 will feel like the sequel to Extreme Rules. Dolph Ziggler and Sheamus will go at it again. Cesaro and Tyson Kidd will battle The New Day once more...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 15,570 reads 20 comments

  22. Ryan Dilbert's 10-Count: WWE's Crowded Calendar Hurts Storytelling

    1. WWE Offers a Feast of Events, Scarce Amounts of Buildup In what appears to be an attempt to answer the question, "How much of a good thing is too much?," WWE is cramming as many big shows as it can into its schedule...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 33,457 reads 117 comments

  23. Evaluating The New Day's Run as WWE Heels Thus Far

    The New Day has resuscitated its stagnant gimmick by flipping it on its head, using dislike from the WWE fans to its advantage...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 22,344 reads 53 comments

  24. WWE Rumors: Examining Latest Buzz Around Daniel Bryan, Bray Wyatt and More

    Rumors provide WWE fans with a behind-the-scenes look at Daniel Bryan's major announcement and the company's future plans for Bray Wyatt...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 61,268 reads 42 comments

  25. Building Ideal Field for Intercontinental Championship Elimination Chamber Bout

    To further its mission to bring prestige to the Intercontinental Championship, WWE needs to cram a monster, a dynamo and a madman into the Elimination Chamber...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 52,556 reads 146 comments